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>>because of the corona virus. thank you for joining us tonight, i'm pam moore and i'm catherine heenan ken wayne has the night off. >>santa clara county first declared the corona virus. an emergency a week ago but since that time the number of cases globally has more than doubled and today county supervisors extended the emergency declaration for at least another 30 kron dan kerman he live at the county administration building in san jose he has the latest dan. >>that's right the county health officer says that this does not increase the risk for the public that's not why they did it they just want make sure that they have all the available resources should things get worse. clare county supervisors have extended a local health emergency due to the corona virus and it was a week ago when county health officer doctor sara cody first made the seven-day declaration when there were 17,500 confirmed cas worldwide now
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that global number has more than doubled and it continues to grow. in a report to the board cody says in part the virus considered a serious public health threat because much is unknown. but she goes on to say the declaration and proclamation did not signify any particular increase in risk to the residents of santa clara county. but they do unable to county to mo effectively respond to the outbreak c can utilize mutual aid potential obtain reimbursement and ensure that e county's public health professionals have all necessary tools at their disposal keep the community safe. board of supervisors vote to extend this local public health emergency at least through march 11th. again still just 2 confirmed cases of the corona virus here in santa clara county. reporting live from the county administration building in san jose dan kerman kron 4 news thank you. dan, the corona
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virus has now killed more people than the sars epidemic at least a 1000 people are dead worldwide more than 40,000 have been incted in 27 countries. >>at a hospital in china. the first american has died from the virus. we know only that person was 60 years old at least 12 cases have been confirmed in the u s 6 of those cases are here in california for e patients being treated in the bay area to patients from san benito county are a few csf 2 others in santa clara are also being treated 5 hospital workers in santa clara county are in self isolation and it's see at least 135 people on the diamond princess cruise ship in japan have now tested positive for the virus there are 3700 passengs and crew aboard that ship for 14 day quarantine but that could last even longer since the japanese government is now considering testing all of them and that
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would require them to stay on board until results are doctors say with kron four's we continue our coverage of the corona virus. we will keep you posted on the latest updates d the best ways to protect yourself. we have the very latest on our website kron 4 dot com just look for the corona virus tab under news. >>another big story we are following tonight embattled san francisco public works director mohammed nuru has submitted his resignation mayor london breed announced the resignation today, she said the new rule was placed on leave the moment, he was arrested in an fbi investigation and acting director was appointed may have read says that she will continue to support that investigation and the department will move rward under new leadership, new rule was arrested and charged with public corruption along with the owner of left the old rules restaurant overs both are out on bail. >>winds have maged homes and
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cars and taking down power lines and trees and more this is all over the bay area you're looking at video from the east bay and sonoma county where you can see a downed tree on top of a home also video showing crashing waves along san francisco's embarcadero and those winds were just amazing amazing on sunday and the high winds are also being blamed for shattering a window at the millennium tower but in light of the fact that it's the same luxury condo high rise now infamous since it was discovered to besinking and tilting one city leader is expressing a lot of concern tonight. >>yellow tape blocked off streets around the millennium tower and emergency crews responded aftershattered glass was discovered on the streets below at around 11:30am sunday, the park on top of the transbay transit center was also close the public has broken shards were picked up it turns out the glass came from a shattered window on the 41th floor which has since been covered up with a patch, no injuries were
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reported which at least one passer by noted was very lucky to help us we are that nobody got hurt it was a sunday low traffic day the city's department of building inspectiocame out to the luxury condo building sunday and we're back out again on scene monday. they say they've requested an ngineering report from the building's management building inspectors have been here several times in recent years since the now infamous tower was discovered to be sinking and now leaves nearly a foot and a half an engineering fix for that problem is expected to get under way some time this ar a spokesperson for the millennium tower homeowners association says the shattered window has no relationship to the structural integrity of this building. >>he calls it a fluke that's both a combination of mother nature and human error. he says the resident of this particular condo inadvertently left the window open and was not at home when sunday's gale force winds whipped up it caused the window to break the city needs to. >>and make the homeowners
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association and developer this system this is something that i take very very seriously. the millennium tower isn't supervisor. aaron peskin his district within from town the high winds not record wins by any stretch of the the fact that this could happen to a window that was open thas crispy except people is unacceptable to me should be d it's unacceptable to the department building inspection. and is profoundly dangerous as the spokesperson for the homeowners association says all of the building's windows have been inspected over the last year and a half. >>and residents have now been alerted to close their windows when there's a notification of a high wind event in the future. maureen kelly kron 4 nice. >>high winds led to a lot of downed trees and power lines throughout the bay area kron four's haaziq madyun shows us where to downed trees caused a major power ouge in castro valley.
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>>2 large eucalyptus trees fell down now into our lines yesterday afternoon due to the high wins overhead you could see major damage to this pg and e high-voltage equipment down below the damage continues with these 2 pg e power lines on the ground here on hey or avenue in forest in spans of wire down pg and e al spokesperson tomarse okc and talks about the service disruption in this area as a result of this weather related incident at the peak more than 6,300 customers were affected right here in this neighborhood due tothis particular incident whether event like the one we saw this is the kind the aftermath that we're seeing we see a lot of branches in lines these large trees will sometimes come down. shsays in order for power to be fully restored but the lines are being grounded of the trees are going to have to be removed and then we're going to be working to make repairs and restrained the lines. alameda county public
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wos is handling the removal of the 2 trees while pg e crews work on repairing the downed power lines p officials estimate the repair work will take up the better part of the day. >>it castro valley has the lead you kron 4 news. >>our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is keeping an eye on the wind conditions yesterday we had a big bush around our neighborhood topple over a house car a small tree in my yard. i mean it was scary yesterday, a feel for the folks that have those trees coming down on their homes on their cars. i mean really dangerous out there. >>those winds just gusting incredibly high pressure building in from the pacific. he got the low down in southern california and that was just enough as that low move through to generate all the winds and boy it was on believable how about this gusting to 87 miles per hour that wathe strongest gust. that's a lean and the north bay mount in the santa uz mountains an 80 mile an hour gust. the oakland hills that's right a lot of folks live there 62 miles per hour that
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is extremely strong 40 to 49 on mount tam oaklandirport actually 54 mile an hour gusts there in half moon bay augusta 48 miles per hour winds for a generator like that all around the bay area. >>and we're not quite done yet. the latest model showing you the winds picking up now all right through about the midnight hour shortly thereafter still over the those gusts even in the urban areas, almost 30 miles per hour sonoma. but over the mountain top certainly a possibility some more 40 mile an hour gust or so and then as we head throughout theday tomorrow, those winds begin to subside has returned to normal pressure really kinof begins to settle out so wind advisories are in place again for tonight but confined mainly to the north and mainly up over the mount ops 1000 feet or so that's where you see those real strong gusty winds. otherwise we're looking at. those winds calming down in most parts of the bay area right now it is calm and open way of those gusts of over 50 miles per hour calm in hayward just a gentle breeze in san
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carlos at 6 les per hour tending to san francisco in the north bay, those winds still kicking around st a bit but those winds will continue to howl at least in the north bay overnight tonight and then by tomorrow afternoon all those winds will come to an end guys back to you ty lawrence, thank you. >>at the chevron refinery promptedevacuations earlier this morning. this is video of the thick black smoke ming from the refinery it was visible from interstate 5 80 in thrichmond area. officials have said that the flaring was first reported abt 4 24 in the morning. then a second flaring event was reported at 00:45am in the morning when the unit was being restarted officials said the problem has been identified crews are workg to fix everything workers from that unit had been moved and officials say there is no evidence of any health effects caused by the flaring. >>toy bart officials began their new bark ambassador program that has a system hire 10 ambassadors to be the eyes
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and ears of thepolice department hopefully to help ease the safety concerns of our riders joining us now to talk more about the program for foursquare lotus grant catherine is regular folks so it's not like you have police officers who are now stepping into this role so obviously up to train these people in there has been some very specific training that's taken place over the last few weeks in this pilot program now is to address writers concerned right safety and security are people's biggest issues in bart's new police chief at alvarez is said tobe instrumental in getting these people hired you could see from their uniforms they're the ambassadors there will be epwearing it look different fro the re inspectors and the community service officers. these ambassadors will equipped with radios to report safety hazards and serity concerns to police officers. these 10 people are also trained to respond to customers questions complaints and requests for rvice they will observe what is going on.
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in stations on trains and then call upon an officer when they believe in rsman is needed the board voted back in january to fund this 6 month pilot program which costs about $700,000 now the new staff will be walking on the trains in teams of 2, 7,days a week from 2 in the afternoon until midnight and there will be extra coverage on saturdays we'll see what happens spam caerine back to you thank you grant. >>coming up tonight democratic esidential candidate mike bloomberg rolled out his immigration plan we hear from a member of his campaign team on what his vision for immigration and the us looks like. >>also we have an update on the deadly corona virus. the latest on thatcruise ship are hundreds of people are being quarantined and a 2 month long journey leads the coast guard to make a massive cocaine bust. how much
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the us coast guard crews return to san diego this morning with nearly 20,000 unds of cocaine seized in a series of drug bust at sea the cocaine was the military valued at a aggering million was taken from smugglers ring 8 different encounters between mid noveer to mid-january the busts were made in an area of the eastern pacific oceathat is frequently used for drug trafficking in addition to the drugs which were seized 26
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suspected smugglers were detained in a series of contradictions new information on a shooting in san francisco, this weekend that involved a federal officer, the fbi says it is investigating the shooting which involved one of his agents or task force members it happened just after 1130 on saturday night in the haight ashbury neighborhood police saan off-duty fedeal agent shot a man who was taken to the hospital, however, it's not clear what led up to the shooting. >>democratic ndidate michael bloomberg he has unveiled his immigration plan if he is elected president capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explain it as democratic presidential candidate, mike bloomberg rolls out his immigration plan campaign officials say immigration has between california and the es current administration, the plan of mike bloombrg is one of unity respect and integrity which is something that we haven't seen in a very long time coming from the administration donald trump bloomberg's immigration plan
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rolls back several trump administration policies, including the rrent travel ban of immigrants from some muslim and african countries, e former mayor of new york says he'll hold funding for the wall at the southern border is typically that plan a path to a pathway to citizenship for 11 million immigrants in this country. provisions are programs are free and dreamers are for those immigrants that benefit from firms such as tvs. >>and back on the bloomberg also aims to address the immigration and naturalization backlog which is currently more than1 million cases pending his plan also opens of citizenship opportunities for immigrants who start up businesses graduate with degrees in advance to stem fields and who are doctors and nurses more than a quarter of califoia's population is foreigborn the state has several lawsuits pending against the federal government on immration policies, california now offers health care to undocumented immigrants under 26 and may soon offer it to immigrants seniors, some might say that
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california is a state to follow with california having an early and prominent voice in the primaries. bloomberg's campaign says it's putting a lot of focus in this state reporting in sacramento, ashley zavala kron 4 news. >>and happening tomorrow democrats go head to head in% the new hampshire primary the first primary following the disastrous iowa caucuses, which still have not been. officially decided e sanders and buttigieg campaigns. both asking for a recanvass and partof the state that is because there's only a 0.1% difference in the results. well we were talking abo those winds yesterday, the bay area was not the only place dealing with strong winds so s southern california. this is video of an overturned g rig. >>it was carrying more than 2 tons of furniture and it was blown over by the powerful winds infant anna which is in san bernardino county jennifer gould has the story. >>the wind is wreaking havoc in fontanaverturni this
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semi truck at the 2 1015 freeway interchge all sorts of objects are stuck in trees and one lady drove off dragging a tumble weed under her car a lot of trash here because of the wind yes, went the song that makes your job more difficult what do you have to worry about in a grocery store parking lot. >>watch out for these carts, i just witnessed these slam into this car from the wind strong wind adsories are in place until tomorrow night at 09:00pm forecasters say the intensity should decrease this afternoon then pick up again after sunset there's mixed reaction on mother nature's gus 6 precedent my here just having a bad hair day and i don't like it, the winds are so strong and that was just making a lot of noise hard to sleep, i it's crazy, it's always crazy out here. >>trees removing a lot of really bad last night let's show you some video and even my ktla colleague jennifer gold scarf basically a her head this morning on live tv still there are some who enjoy
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these conditions what do you get the most refreshing look how beautiful it is outside, i'm originally from egon, so i like that. >>clouds and the blue skies and when we have the wind up close to smuggle way i'm getting used to and it's not cold like other day. >>a couple weeks ago is very very cold. >>for a look at the forecast our own winds have died down. i don't think there completely gone as we look live out over the city. >>our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is back he has more on the winds as well as the unusually warm weather a lot temperatures head degrees above normal yeah, i feel a whole lot like spring temperatures popping up in the 70's around the bay area today out there right now we've got clear skies looking good as high pressure overhead right now id love to see that rain come back but right now that pattern remains dry and look at these temperatures today simply amazing about 71 degrees downtown san francisco, 70 in oakland today, 72 degrees in san jose
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71. in livermore 74 degrees in concord and the hot spots, 79 degrees like good 19 degrees above the average in santa rosa today, new numbers like that all around 78 nevado it's 76 degrees in napa today, 71 in 74 in a word 72 degrees in redwood city and 70 in fremont along the coastline. he was some nice weather there almost 70 degrees in half moon bay. well high pressure overhead right now that's the case you get those b dominant ridge that is sending all these storms well to the north los angeles area actually have some rain completely missed us is that low went on through and then behind that high pressure building in that's where we start to generate all those winds still a little breezy in spots out there right now but not bad you're seeing most a stronger gusts in the north bay into the central valley still going to 21 miles per hour. in a word right now. but temperatures outside very comfortable for a winter's evening, 66 in san jose 71 right now in redwood city, 16 in dublin and conquer
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70 blouse 72 still impediment 71 degrees in santa rosa. high pressure been dominating than it does look like that's going to change we're going to see the storm systems continue to try and batter this ridge just not strong enough so occasionally they'll dump over the top of that ridge, just like that last one and that's where we got all the gusty winds we'll see another will move through maybe late wednesday into thursday do something similar but not going to generate a strong wind so tomorrow we're looking at an offshore wind not going to be a strong blustery winds, those winds calming down overnight tonight and tomorrow that will make for some warm temperatures kind of a nice day to get outdoors and enjoy going to see some beautiful weather all around the bay area in fact much of the state is going to stay nice and clear is that low kicks eastward. that means receive plenty of sunshine not only tomorrow, maybe a few high clouds into wednesday. but that's about it otrwise. no rain in sight overnight lows in the 30's and the 40's by day tomorrow look at the size. we're looking good like the warm weather. but here comes 74 santa rosa 74 live more
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about 69 almost 70 degrees in oakland. >>well it is really one of the most seen homes in tv history. it could be yours for a few million dollars we're talking about the victorian featured as the tanner family home in the sitcom full house, it is up for sale again back on the market at million down from an original asking price of 6 million. the four-bedroom four-bathroom home was buil in 1883, but we're told it had a complete 21th century make over st week another of san francisco's painted ladies in the alamo square neighborhood sold for 3.5 million that home had been listed in january. >>up tonight at 6 45 is the campaign trail heats up a lot of attention is on pete buttigiegow the presidential candidates have been preparing for the new hampshire primary up next and now you can officially major in marijuana, the university this offering a
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